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Woman with myxoedema

St Bartholomew's Hospital Archives & Museum

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Black and white photograph of a woman with myxoedema. A swelling similar to the so-called 'fatty tumour' of cretinism is seen in the right supra-clavicular region. The photograph is that of a middle aged woman, seen at Leytonstone, 1885. It was taken shortly before her death.

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